You might not realize it, but what you think about on a consistent basis becomes your reality. That’s because our beliefs become thoughts, which eventually turn into action. This can be incredible if you have empowering beliefs, or devastating if you give into negative, limiting ones.

If you’re looking to improve your life, the first step is to start by destroying your negative beliefs. Objectively examine how you feel about different areas of your life. Where do you stand financially? How’s your professional growth? What’s the state of your personal relationships? If you find that you have negative thoughts about these subjects, it’s time for a change.

Negative beliefs are often limiting and untrue. If you continually tell yourself you’re not smart or experienced enough to get a promotion, you won’t. Only when you reframe this thought into a more empowering belief will you be able to make true progress.

You can start working on this by questioning what’s real, and what’s a limiting belief. Why do you think you’re not experienced enough for a promotion, despite having the correct qualifications? Are there facts to support this, or is this coming from a place of fear and insecurity?

Once you’re able to replace your negative beliefs with empowering thoughts, only then can you make progress and find fulfillment in life.